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Repeal the 8th: a manifesto in video form

repeal the 8th abortion rights Ireland

I’ve written about my desire to repeal the 8th before – in this blog post, which was accused of being condescending (but was intended to just be really straightforward and easy to digest). But I had never really put my thoughts into words, bar the odd Instagram Story and so, the other day, when I was […]

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feminism Health

Eco-friendly sanitary pads | Review

A few months ago, way back when I started my podcast, I declared that I wanted to find eco-friendly sanitary pads to make my monthly menstruations less environmentally damaging. I had tried the mooncup and enjoyed it, for a time; ultimately, it had let me down in the most heinous of ways (trigger warning: bodily trauma). […]

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Designer Collaborations

Britney Spears and Kenzo is the fashion-pop pairing the world needs right now

Britney Spears Kenzo 2018

There are a lot of things in my brain right now, angling for space, and I know that, ideally, I would be reserving my time, energy and bandwidth for important topics like repealing the 8th amendment or discussing how Conor McGregor has let us all down, but honestly the news of Britney Spears and Kenzo […]

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feminism

Chiara Ferragni’s 10-day-postpartum body, woman-shaming and the subtle art of showing off

Chiara Ferragni postpartum

I used to love Chiara Ferragni. Well, I’ve never known Chiara Ferragni intimately, so to say I loved her is probably hyperbole – but I was a fan. I read her blog semi-regularly. I blame her for my obsession with Acne’s blue silk platform court shoes that I still frequently hunt for on Depop, eBay […]

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Personal Styling

What’s your style touchstone?

rosemary mac cabe style touchstone

The most recent episode of Call Your Girlfriend (an excellent podcast, by the way – much recommend*) opens with a reference to the Wall Street Journal article in which US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg spoke about her very own style touchstone, the scrunchie. It got me thinking about my own style touchstone – […]

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